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Carroll summer school focus is on intervention

The summer school programs for both the junior-senior high and elementary schools were approved by the Carroll School Board at a meeting last week.  More...

Local News

Call-out for volunteers for Canal Earth Day

Saturday, April 20, beginning at 9 a.m. is an opportunity for volunteers of all ages to come and help with PROJECT W.E.E.D. More...

Delphi announces spring clean-up days

Delphi residents will have an opportunity to throw away unwanted items during the spring clean-up days April 13 and April 20 from 8 a.m. More...

Registration under way for Little Miss & Mister Contest

The 35th Annual Little Miss and the 18th Annual Little Mister Contest will be held July 14 at 7 p.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Echoes on tires on cobblestone

When our twin sons, Brad and Jeff, turned five years old we enrolled each one in a different preschool. The idea was to give them their own unique experience away from the other.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

College visits

Guest Commentary

I’ve got a son in college and a daughter about to be. In the past four years, we’ve done a dozen college visits at nine different schools. It’s been a research effort lasting years; perhaps I should report some results. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Gardening God’s Way

Our life is a garden. What we plant, we will harvest. As we plan our gardens this year, here are some good suggestions. Plant three rows of peas Peace of mind - Some judge one day to be better than another, while others judge all days to be alike. More...

First Assembly presents Royal Family Kids speaker

Delphi First Assembly of God invites the public to hear Glenn Garvin share his testimony April 14 at 9:30 a.m. at the church located on US421, atop the Pittsburg Hill in Delphi.  More...

Announcements

Victory in Christ Fellowship, 115 N. Washington St., Flora, will show a DVD series on THE VERTICAL CHURCH by James Mac Donald. The nine-week session will run Sundays, April 14 through June 9, starting at 6 p.m. each evening. All are welcome.   More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Journal-Citizen, Hoosier Democrat, and Delphi Journal. Photos and captions are provided by the Carroll County Historical Museum.  10 YEARS AGO   More...

Education

C.C. Community Center offers two summer day camp locations

The Carroll County Community Center (CCCC) is offering two summer day camp locations, one in Flora at the Community Center, and one in Burlington at the Community Park facilities. Both camps will run from June 3 through Aug. 9. More...

DCSC announces Kindergarten Round-Up Wednesday, May 1

The Delphi Community School Corporation will hold Kindergarten Round-Up May 9. Students who will be five on or before Aug. 1 may enroll for the upcoming school year. Registration will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...

Famous figures visit canal park

The Delphi Community Middle School sixth grade annual Wax Museum was held recently at the Wabash & Erie Canal Center in Delphi. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Discover Bank filed a complaint against Larry Fields. Liberty Financial Services Inc. filed a complaint Jack Miller. St. Elizabeth Health filed a complaint against Rebecca Price. Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. More...

Circuit Court

Recent filings  CitiMortgage Inc. More...

Marriage Licenses

Jose M. Ramero-Sanchez, 30, Frankfort, and Gabriela Del Valle, 32, Delphi.  Rich L. Plummer, 47, and Shannon L. Roberts, 48, both of Delphi.  Mark A. Norris, 37, and Alice M. Floyd, 26, both of Flora.  Joseph W. More...

DCSC attempts to navigate National Healthcare mandate

There has been considerable debate and concerns about mandatory changes to the nation’s healthcare system, which are set to begin next year. More...

Special judge sets Slavens hearing

Clinton Circuit Court Judge Bradley K. Mohler scheduled a hearing April 11 at 1:30 p.m. in the Carroll Circuit Courtroom to address issues raised by former Carroll County District 1 Commissioner, Ron Slavens. More...

Carroll County parks to open April 13

Even though Mother Nature had decided she was going to sleep in late this year, there are indications that she is rubbing the sleep from her eyes. More...

Community

Flora Library’s website to offer downloadable music

Flora Public Library has joined Library Ideas™’ network of public library websites that offers access to over 3 million songs including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists.  More...

Memorial bench is dedicated

On Saturday at Flora Community Park, a new bench was dedicated in memory of Brady Noonkester near the basketball court. More...

Speakers at canal meeting to promote local heritage

New ideas and new directions will be discussed by two speakers at the annual meeting of Carroll County Wabash & Erie Canal Inc. on April 16 at the Canal Center in Delphi. The public is invited to attend. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. More...

Sports

Delphi opens season with five straight wins

First-year head coach Kerry Yoder’s Oracles, ranked #8 in the state in the latest Class 2A coaches’ poll, are off to a fast start after winning their first five outings of the season, before suffering their first loss against Class 3A Fra More...

Donkey basketball coming to DCHS

Delphi Community High School Student Council is sponsoring a Donkey Basketball game on April 19 at 7 p.m.  For those unfamiliar with donkey basketball, players ride donkeys while playing basketball. The fundraiser will be held in the DCHS gym. More...

Arion continues to spark Cards

Louisville sophomore shortstop Whitney Arion has been a key contributor in some big wins this season.  Arion’s RBI single against #1-ranked Oklahoma snapped the Sooners 43 inning shutout streak and led to a 5-1 Cardinals upset to earn thei More...

Society

Delaplane 70th anniversary

Jim and Josephine Delaplane of Flora are celebrating their 70th anniversary.  They were married April 14, 1943, at the home of her parents near Flora.  The Delaplanes are retired from farming. More...

Births

Gerald and Amy J. (George) Fielding of Monticello are parents of a 7-pound, 9-ounce son, Kaleb Joseph, born March 21 at St. Elizabeth East Hospital in Lafayette. More...

BECOME A COMET CLICK’R

This Comet ClickR photo, submitted by Janis Hanaway, shows five former Carroll County gals at a recent get-together in Venice, Fla. More...

Obituaries

Mary Ellen Shaffer

Mary Ellen Oaks Shaffer, 86, of Delphi, died at 5:02 p.m. Sunday, April 7, 2013, at IU Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette. She had been in failing health, and a patient there since Friday.  More...

Jerry E. Walters

Jerry Elton Walters, 67, died Saturday, April 6, 2013, at his residence in Searcy, Ark. He was born July 25, 1946, in Rockfield, Ind., to the late Charles and Gladys Walters. Jerry enjoyed fishing, hunting and watching NASCAR. More...

Robert N. Burnham

Robert N. “Bob” Burnham, 92, of Thorntown, passed away at his home Tuesday, April 2, 2013.  Bob was born in Columbus, Ohio, on Dec. 31, 1920, the son of T. Raymond Burnham and Goldie (Cowden) Burnham Fink. More...

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